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The current real estate market in Ventura County CA continues to amaze even the most seasoned real estate professionals every day. You see, as inventory decreases in any type of product, you typically see prices go up as the rule of supply and demand takes hold. But this is not the case in Ventur...
12/30/2008
I'm not a religious man...   But if I was, I'd say this prayer... JUST A COMMON SOLDIER He was getting old and paunchy and his hair was falling fast,And he sat around the Legion telling stories of his pastOf a war that he had fought in and the deeds that he had done,In his exploits with his buddi...
12/25/2008
The Internal Revenue Service wants to make it easier for financially distressed homeowners to sell or refinance their residences. The agency said on Tuesday that it will speed up the process of "subordinating" federal tax liens - basically moving them down the line so the primary mortgage holder ...
12/25/2008
Property owners in Ventura County that may own property currently assessed at greater than market values can appeal the assessed value to the Assessment Appeals Board (AAB). Property values can decline for several reasons.  For instance the demolition of real structures on the property, damage fr...
12/24/2008
I sat an open house today in Port Hueneme and lets just say I was bored stiff! I mean, I know its the hollidays and all, nobody's buying homes as much it seems. Retail sales are down as well. But I took the chance that  maybe by some freak chance that I would get alot of "looky'loo's" but that wa...
12/21/2008
This Sunday, 21 Dec,  1-4pm Only! Come Meet Me!769  E Port Hueneme Rd,  Port Hueneme, CA  93041 3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath, 1518 sq ft = $319,000 (List Price)This home is well kept. Ready to move in. Great opportunity to own your home walking distance from the beach from Port Huenme Ca. Two story home, ...
12/19/2008
For those of us who live in what is considered Western Ventura County, the cities of Ventura, Camarillo, Oxnard and beaches, etc, here are some interesting sales statistics for the period ending 12/14 (last week):Average Sales PriceLast 30 Days $347,912One Year Ago $652,801This is a drop of -46.7...
12/18/2008
So many of my readers want to know what the average home price is for their price point. Its sometimes hard to figure stats for a select few and call it "average", we each have our own idea about that. Of course, statistics can sometimes be skewed to favor one opinion or another.So lets go for wh...
12/16/2008
My radio interview on KTVA 1520 News Talk radio can be seen and heard in its entire length here: http://805realestate.blogspot.com My part is about 14 minutes in, and again near the end I list a few open houses.  I must say its weird to hear my voice from that perspective! I sound so strange!
12/14/2008
I'm so excited to be invited to attend SJ Studio Salon & Spa's OPEN HOUSE tonight at 2200 Outlet Center Dr, suite 460 @ The Palms in North Oxnard (Just of the 101). Sonia, the spa's manager, says there will be refreshments, a DJ and edible delights and everyone is promissed a great time! Starts a...
12/12/2008
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